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Acrolein

Definition of the noun acrolein

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noun - plural: acroleins

  1. a pungent colorless unsaturated liquid aldehyde made from propene
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonym of acrolein: propenal
    • more generic word: aldehyde = any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds

Alternative definition of the noun acrolein

noun

  1. [organic compound] A pungent, acrid, poisonous liquid aldehyde, CH2=CH-CH=O, made by the destructive distillation of glycerol.

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Google previewFormaldehyde and Other Aldehydes (1981)

Acrolein is a highly toxic aldehyde; a threshold limit value (TLV) of 0.1 ppm, has been established by the...

Google previewToxics A to Z (1991)

A Guide to Everyday Pollution Hazards by John Harte, Cheryl Holdren, Richard Schneider, Christine Shirley

Physical and Chemical Properties Acrolein is a colorless liquid at room temperature, but it is volatile so that people are most often exposed to it via inhalation. It has an acrid, choking odor. Exposure and Distribution Although used mostly at ...

Google previewIntroduction to Study of Organic Chemistry (1882)

The Chemistry of Carbon and Its Compounds by Henry E. Armstrong

Acrolein is a constant product of the destructive distillation of all fats containing glycerides. Acrolein is a colourless mobile liquid ; the vapour has an indescribably irritating action on the eyes and nose, a few drops sufficing to render the ...

Google previewAldehydes—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

According to news reporting originating in Zagreb, Croatia, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, “Acrolein is a toxic unsaturated aldehyde and widespread environmental pollutant produced during lipid peroxidation and also by burning ...

Google previewPrinciples of Toxicology (2014)

Environmental and Industrial Applications by Stephen M. Roberts, Robert C. James, Phillip L. Williams

Odor threshold 50 Eye irritation 100–200 Irritation of mucous membranes Acrolein H O H2C Acrolein is the unsaturated analog of propionaldehyde and is more ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Acrolein is a highly toxic herbicide and has been used in chemical warfare gases ...

Google previewToxicological Chemistry, Second Edition (1992)

by Stanley E. Manahan

Acrolein is an alkenic aldehyde and a volatile, flammable, highly reactive chemical. It forms explosive peroxides upon prolonged contact with O2. An extreme lachrimator and strong irritant, acrolein is quite toxic by all routes of exposure.

Google previewBiological Specimen Preparation for Transmission Electron Microscopy (2014)

by Audrey M. Glauert, Peter R. Lewis

Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde, with the chemical formula CH2= CH-CHO. It is much more reactive than formaldehyde or glutaraldehyde, and penetrates tissues more rapidly because of its appreciable lipid solubility. Both the ...

Google previewAcrolein (2-propenal): A Potential Alternative to Methyl Bromide (2008)

Acrolein is currently labeled for aquatic weed control under the trade name Magnacide H®. Acrolein is a general cell toxicant that reacts ...

Google previewThe Beauty Detox Diet: Delicious Recipes and Foods to Look Beautiful, Lose Weight, and Feel Great (2013)

by Rockridge Press Staff

Acrolein is a highly volatile toxin that is produced when the fats in certain types of meat and protein are heated. This toxin is a potent carcinogen, and it has the potential to damage your mitochondrial DNA. Another toxin resulting from cooked ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

acrolein is a colourless pungent liquid, soluble in water at 208 g/kg. It is a highly reactive chemical stable up to 80°C that polymerizes if exposed to light .

Google previewSmall Grain Production Pt 8: Pest Management -- Vertebrates

Acrolein is a restricted-use material that is injected into burrows through a dispensing rod using nitrogen gas as the propellant. Aluminum phosphide in the form of tablets or pellets, also a restricted-use material, reacts with atmospheric and ...

Google previewToxicological Chemistry and Biochemistry, Third Edition (2002)

by Stanley E. Manahan

Acrolein is an alkenic aldehyde and a volatile, flammable, highly reactive chemical. It forms explosive peroxides upon prolonged contact with O2. An extreme lachrimator and strong irritant, acrolein is quite toxic by all routes of exposure.

Google previewNational air toxics program the integrated urban strategy, report to Congress (2000)

inhalation exposure to acrolein in humans consist of general respiratory congestion and eye, nose, and throat irritation. (1,2,5) ! Acrolein is a strong dermal irritant, ...

Google previewProduction Chemicals for the Oil and Gas Industry, Second Edition (2014)

by Malcolm A. Kelland

Thus, formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, and glyoxal partition about 98%–99% into the brine phase, whereas acrolein partitions more than 50% into the liquid hydrocarbon phase. Acrolein is an effective scavenger of sulfides but is not widely used ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrolein: Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde. It is a colourless.

Google previewChemistry and Chemical Reactivity (2016)

Chemistry, Chemistry by CTI Reviews

Acrolein: Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde.

Google previewComprehensive Toxicology (2010)

Although acrolein is a potent inhibitor of several cytokines, it is an equally potent inducer of MCP-1, IL-8, and Cox-2 (Facchinetti et al.

Google previewIssues in Chemistry and General Chemical Research: 2011 Edition (2012)

Acrolein is an atmospheric pollutant formed in the photochemical oxidation of the anthropogenic VOC 1,3-butadiene, and serves as a model compound for methacrolein (MACR) and methyl vinyl ketone (MVK), the major oxidation products of ...

Google previewGeneral Medical Chemistry (1881)

For the Use of Practitioners of Medicine by Rudolph August Witthaus

Acrolein is a colorless, limpid liquid; lighter than water; boils at 52.4°; sparingly soluble in water; more soluble in alcohol ; very volatile, its vapor having a very pungent odor and producing irritation and suffocation to such a degree that the ...

Google previewCancer and its Management (2014)

by Jeffrey S. Tobias, Daniel Hochhauser

Acrolein is the major cause of haemorrhagic cystitis. frequent with higher doses. Pulmonary fibrosis occurs, as it does with other alkylating agents. High doses may be complicated by inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (ADH), ...

Google previewChemistry of Hazardous Materials (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrolein is the simplest unsaturated aldehyde. It is produced widely but is most often immediately reacted with other products due to its instability and toxicity.

Google previewTarget Organ Toxicity (1986)

by Cohen

Acrolein is a reactive compound and may react directly with cellular macromolecules and bind covalently to them as detected in vivo." The liver is again the target organ in this example, despite the fact that alcohol dehydrogenase is found in ...

Google previewGlycerophospholipids in the Brain (2006)

Phospholipases A2 in Neurological Disorders by Akhlaq A. Farooqui, Lloyd A. Horrocks

Acrolein is a potent inhibitor of brain mitochondrial respiration (Picklo and Montine, 2001). Acrolein-mediated toxicity is accompanied by significant impairment of adenine nucleotide translocase activity (Luo and Shi, 2004) and of glucose and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: Guides, indexes, directory (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Acrolein is a common atmospheric pollutant which is produced in the exhaust fumes of internal combustion engines, which contain many and varied aldehydes . Acrolein concentration is increased when diesel oil or fuel oil is used. In addition ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1L1E1I1N1

The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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